Regular Full Time
Facilities and Logistics
Faculty / Department:
Facilities / Operations
Main campus (downtown)
Operating Engineers (772A)
June 24, 2021
July 4, 2021
$35.54 - $38.54 / Hour
Hours per week:
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About the faculty/service: Facilities
Facilities services are characterized by a dynamic and creative growing team where the winds of change are blowing, offering people like you opportunities to use your leadership and innovation skills to contribute to the achievement of their inspiring mission: to deliver best in class research infrastructure, reshape campus life and student experience, and provide a sustainable environment for students, researchers, teachers and community.
Reporting to the Infrastructure Manager, Mechanical Maintenance, the 3rd Class Maintenance Engineer is responsible to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair various mechanical devices and heating, aeration, air conditioning and their auxiliary systems in facilities across campus in order to achieve optimum life span of equipment.
Valid Third Class Operating Engineer license issued by TSSA
Experience in operating and maintaining building systems
Must have excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills
Excellent customer service skills with desire to exceed customer expectations
Strong work ethics with capability to work independently or work together as part of a team
Sound knowledge of safety procedures
Good analytical skills and attention to detail with ability to read and interpret blueprints, plans, and manuals
Working knowledge of building HVAC systems including air conditioning, refrigeration and electrical and mechanical equipment controls and systems
Ability to strictly comply with the Technical Standards and Safety Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act and related regulations, as well as relevant University policies
Ability to work in confined spaces, on a ladder or scaffold at various heights
Bending and Lifting Required; Lifting under 30 kg
Bilingualism French and English (written and oral)
Key Competencies at uOttawa
Here are the required competencies for all or our employees at uOttawa:
Planning: Organize in time a series of actions or events in order to realise an objective or a project. Plan and organize own work and priorities in regular daily activities.
Initiative: Demonstrate creativity and initiative to suggest improvements and encourage positive results. Is proactive and self-starting. Show availability and willingness to go above and beyond whenever it is possible.
Client Service Orientation: Help or serve others to meet their needs. This implies anticipating and identifying the needs of internal and external clients and finding solutions on how to meet them.
Teamwork and Cooperation: Cooperate and work well with other members of the team to reach common goal(s). Accept and give constructive feedback. Able to adjust own behaviour to reach the goals of the team.
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